much as we wish for a peaceful world, it seems there is always strife somewhere.
This engaging series examines places around the globe where life is anything but
serene. Each book focuses on a different nation or region, such as Israel and
Palestine, Iran, or Sudan, Somalia, and Ethiopia and explores the history that
led to the current conflicts, the issues currently flaring, and the likely
resolutions that might lead to a cooling. Young readers will learn about how
different from them are trying to make a difference.
"Clear chapter headings and subheadings enhance this
series, which covers the early and recent history of these troubled locations as
well as "Prospects for the
Library Journal, "Series Made Simple," Fall